David W. Opderbeck

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David W. Opderbeck is of counsel to the firm's Intellectual Property, Internet/Technology, Global Outsourcing and Procurement, Healthcare and Privacy practice groups. He offers guidance to clients on the ever-changing complexities of cybersecurity law and policy, Internet and new media law and litigation, and intellectual property and privacy.  Clients from various industries seek David’s counsel on legal and regulatory issues relating to information security, data breach notifications, trade secret protection and e-commerce licensing and transactions. His client base includes companies and individuals in such industries as the life sciences, healthcare, banking, consumer products, telecommunications and computer software.

Nationally-recognized and widely-published for his work, David is also a Professor of Law and Director of the Gibbons Institute of Law, Science & Technology at Seton Hall University Law School. Prior to his academic career, David was a partner in the Intellectual Property/High Technology group at McCarter & English, LLP.  Representative litigated cases include Wedeco UV Technologies, Inc. v. Calgon Corp., 2006 WL 1867201 (D.N.J. 2006); Bamberger v. Rohm & Hass Corp., 1998 WL 684263, 40 Fed.R.Serv.3d 667 (D.N.J. 1998); and McCall v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., 956 F. Supp. 1172 (D.N.J. 1996). 

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    Law School Activities/Honors
    • Editor-in-Chief, Seton Hall Legislative Journal

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    Biography

    David W. Opderbeck is of counsel to the firm's Intellectual Property, Internet/Technology, Global Outsourcing and Procurement, Healthcare and Privacy practice groups. He offers guidance to clients on the ever-changing complexities of cybersecurity law and policy, Internet and new media law and litigation, and intellectual property and privacy.  Clients from various industries seek David’s counsel on legal and regulatory issues relating to information security, data breach notifications, trade secret protection and e-commerce licensing and transactions. His client base includes companies and individuals in such industries as the life sciences, healthcare, banking, consumer products, telecommunications and computer software.

    Nationally-recognized and widely-published for his work, David is also a Professor of Law and Director of the Gibbons Institute of Law, Science & Technology at Seton Hall University Law School. Prior to his academic career, David was a partner in the Intellectual Property/High Technology group at McCarter & English, LLP.  Representative litigated cases include Wedeco UV Technologies, Inc. v. Calgon Corp., 2006 WL 1867201 (D.N.J. 2006); Bamberger v. Rohm & Hass Corp., 1998 WL 684263, 40 Fed.R.Serv.3d 667 (D.N.J. 1998); and McCall v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., 956 F. Supp. 1172 (D.N.J. 1996). 

    Presentations
      Law School Activities/Honors
      • Editor-in-Chief, Seton Hall Legislative Journal
      Bar/Court Admissions
      • Pennsylvania
      • New Jersey